In our final ‘Home of the Week’ of 2013, we move from a winter getaway in Aspen to a stunning English estate in the Hancock Park area of Los Angeles.
There is no better season, in my opinion, to getaway than during the winter months. Although I’ve lived on the east coast my whole life, I still cannot get acclimated to the cold, wind, snow, and gray skies. That’s why in the summer, even before winter arrives, I’m planning my escape. I find that a [...]
We were driving back to our home in New Jersey last night, visiting with family in Long Island to celebrate our niece’s Christmas Day birthday, when my mind drifted back to my childhood. My memory took me back to my dad’s light blue Oldsmobile Omega (that ultimately became my first car) or my mom’s Chevrolet station wagon where I was stuck in the back seat with my two sisters on the way home from our holiday trips.
Twas’ the week of Christmas and all through our house. Creatures are still stirring as work is about. The stockings are hung by the artificial fireplace with care in the hopes that something tasty and chocolate will be stuffed in there. While we all wish we were still nestled in bed, here’s your weekly dose [...]
Five years ago I packed up my life in Texas and moved to the New York City. As my sixth Christmas in the Big Apple nears I can’t help but reflect on what this life changing transition has been like. Many of my Christmas traditions from life in Texas have been carried over to my new life in the city, but this year there is a new tradition that reminds me that home, during the holidays and every other day, is always better when it is filled with those we love.